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A Practical Guide to Middle and Secondary Social Studies, 4/e gives readers a concise, practical look at the crucial, relevant strategies and content they need to be effective teachers of social studies in today’s middle and secondary schools. With its focus on achieving citizenship education, book incorporates the best teaching practices and creative enthusiasm into the classroom includes lesson plans, units, and instructional resources suggesting activities. This new edition brings readers up to date on the many factors transforming the social studies curriculum today—the Common Core State Standards, No Child Left Behind legislation, and the success rate of social studies Advanced Placement course—and shows how to integrate the latest technology into the social studies curriculum, including blended learning, flipped classrooms, social media, ebooks, and more.
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June R. Chapin is professor of education at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California. A former teacher, she is the author or co-author of over a dozen textbooks ranging from fourth grade to the university level. Citizenship education is her greatest interest including her several research papers using NELS, a national longitudinal sample of eighth graders to young adulthood, on their community participation and adult voting.
1 Middle and Secondary Social Studies
2 Planning for the Social Studies
3 Basic Teacher Instructional Methods
4 Active, Student-Centered Strategies
5 Using Multiple Assessments and Evaluation
6 Teaching History
7 Teaching Civic Education and Global Education
8 Teaching Geography
9 Teaching Economics and the Behavioral Sciences